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New Orleans streetcar line to get Super Bowl debut

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Workers work on streetcar track construction on Loyola Avenue in New Orleans. Developers view the new streetcar as crucial in plans to spark a downtown renaissance.

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A woman passes by construction on streetcar tracks on Loyola Avenue in New Orleans.

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Workers continue work on streetcar track construction in New Orleans.

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Workers continue work on streetcar track construction on Loyola Avenue in New Orleans. With the NFL football Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect by trolley the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter.

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With the Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect by trolley the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter. The Big Easy -- which will be the site of the big game Feb. 3 -- is no stranger to Super Bowls. In the 47 years of game's history, this will be the 10th time for New Orleans to play host.
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    • Workers work on streetcar track construction on Loyola Avenue in New Orleans. Developers view the new streetcar as crucial in plans to spark a downtown renaissance.
    • A woman passes by construction on streetcar tracks on Loyola Avenue in New Orleans.
    • Workers continue work on streetcar track construction in New Orleans.
    • Workers continue work on streetcar track construction on Loyola Avenue in New Orleans. With the NFL football Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect by trolley the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter.
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